Archos archive

  • Archos to launch Android-based Internet Media Tablet
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    Archos to launch Android-based Internet Media Tablet

    By 9 February 2009

    Archos has announced it is to launch an "ultra-thin Internet Media Tablet combined with a mobile phone" based on both its own and Google's Android operating system. Android will mean the IMT (as Archos calls it) will get all the "functionalities of a...

  • Archos 10 mini laptop gets official UK launch
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    Archos 10 mini laptop gets official UK launch

    By 14 January 2009

    Archos has gotten official with its announcement of its 10 "mini laptop" otherwise known as a netbook. Specs are pretty much as previously reported. Weighing in at less than 1.3Kg, the 10 gets a 10.2-inch, 1024 x 600 super bright LED screen and what's...

  • Archos launches a netbook
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    Archos launches a netbook

    By 14 January 2009

    French PMP-maker Archos has jumped into the netbook market with the launch of the Archos 10. A quiet CES announcement, although the company did promise something "exciting" pre-show, details are just coming through now on the new Atom-powered offering....

  • Archos promises "exciting new product" at CES
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    Archos promises "exciting new product" at CES

    By 5 January 2009

    As well as showing off its latest PMP, the Archos 7, Archos has revealed it will "disclose an exciting new product" at this week's CES show. The news comes from a marketing email sent out from the company's UK public relations team that promises top Archos...

  • Archos 5 Internet Media Tablet review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Archos 5 Internet Media Tablet review

    By 21 October 2008

    Archos' latest media player promises to be more than just a device that lets you listen to music and the odd music video on the go, so has it succeeded? We get watching to find out. In the past Archos has never really paid attention to design. The portable...

  • Product Of The Year 2008 nominations
    Phones

    Product Of The Year 2008 nominations

    By 13 October 2008

    Here are the nominations for Product Of The Year in The Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards: Apple iPhone 3G MSI Wind TomTom One Panasonic Lumix G1 Archos 5 The Pocket-lint awards are the longest running gadget awards in the UK (that we know of) with 12...

  • BBC iPlayer launches for PMPs
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    BBC iPlayer launches for PMPs

    By 9 October 2008

    In a blog post, Anthony Rose, head of digital media technologies, BBC Future Media & Technology has announced that BBC iPlayer programmes can now be watched on a range of personal media players. "As part of our ongoing mission to make BBC iPlayer available...

  • Archos 5 and 7 launch new Internet Media Tablet range
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    Archos 5 and 7 launch new Internet Media Tablet range

    By 19 August 2008

    Archos has announced that it plans to change the way we consume media on the go with a new product launch on Tuesday. Shrouded in secrecy, the new range of devices will be branded under the category of Internet Media Tablet. There will be three devices...

  • Is the Archos 3G PMP about to be announced in the UK?
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    Is the Archos 3G PMP about to be announced in the UK?

    By 1 July 2008

    Pocket-lint has received an invitation to an Archos press event that promises an "exciting announcement". To be held on the 10 July at a London location, the announcement will be made by Tony Limrick, the UK managing director of French PMP-maker. With...

  • Archos users get unlimited free music
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    Archos users get unlimited free music

    By 4 June 2008

    Jamendo and Archos have announced a partnership that means Archos users can freely and legally download in excess of 140,000 music tracks. Archos Content Portal users now have direct access to Jamendo’s catalogue through a specially developed interface....

  • Archos PMPs get radio, TV and flash updates
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    Archos PMPs get radio, TV and flash updates

    By 23 April 2008

    The news that GPS is finally coming to Archos' line-up of PMPs was one of the biggest stories of the day, but Archos also made four other key announcements. First up, Archos is claiming a world first with a firmware update bringing Adobe Flash Player...

  • Archos 605 GPS solution shown early
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    Archos 605 GPS solution shown early

    By 22 April 2008

    Well, it seems we won't have to wait until the Archos press event in London on 23 April to see the full extent of the company's GPS solution for the 605 as an official press release has already gone out. Archos has announced what we knew was coming, a...

  • Archos to add GPS to PMP
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    Archos to add GPS to PMP

    By 16 April 2008

    Archos is to launch a personal media player with built-in GPS capabilities so users won't get lost while watching movies. The new model, which is expected to be based on the 605 Wi-Fi will be officially announced on Wednesday 23 April at a press event...

  • HSDPA Archos 606 details revealed
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    HSDPA Archos 606 details revealed

    By 12 March 2008

    Archos and SFR's agreement to team up on 3G+ enabled devices has been official as of February's press statement, but the announcement was light on any information on the hardware. But, French sources have been digging away and are reporting on a forthcoming...

  • Archos TV+ review
    Home Cinema 2.5 out of 5

    Archos TV+ review

    By 6 March 2008

    Archos believes it can take its portable media players, add a bigger hard drive and sit them under your television, but can the idea succeed? Does it beat Apple's Apple TV? We got viewing to find out. Considerably larger than the Apple TV the device combines...

  • Archos signs 3G deal for future PMPs
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    Archos signs 3G deal for future PMPs

    By 14 February 2008

    We reported rumours that this would happen this year back in November, but it has now been confirmed by a joint press statement issued in France by Archos and SFR. The PMP-maker and the telecoms company are to team up to offer a 3G-enabled PMP due to...

  • Archos launches 30GB 405
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    Archos launches 30GB 405

    By 8 February 2008

    Archos has launched the 405 PMP as a 30GB model. The increased hard drive capacity (the original model introduced last year had a 2GB hard drive) can hold up to 40 movies, 300,000 photos or 15,000 songs, the company claims. DVD-quality playback is offered...

  • Archos Media Club coming to UK
    Home Cinema

    Archos Media Club coming to UK

    By 7 February 2008

    Archos is to go up against Apple's Movie Download store in the UK with the launch of a service called the Archos Media Club. The service, which is currently available in France will offer customers who sign up to the service two films a month from a massive...

  • Archos TV+ in pictures
    Home Cinema

    Archos TV+ in pictures

    By 6 February 2008

    We managed to get a play with the new Archos TV+ at the UK launch. The new model, which will cost £179.99 for the 80GB model and £249.99 for the 250GB model, will go up against Apple TV. It combines a Wi-Fi media player with a 250GB hard drive to allow...

  • Archos to go up against Apple with ARCHOS TV+
    Home Cinema

    Archos to go up against Apple with ARCHOS TV+

    By 4 January 2008

    Archos has announced that it will be going up against Apple with the launch of a Wi-Fi enabled digital video recorder. Called the ARCHOS TV+, the new device combines a Wi-Fi media player with a 250GB hard drive to allow you to stream or store movies,...

  • Archos 605 WiFi Harry Potter special edition announced
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    Archos 605 WiFi Harry Potter special edition announced

    By 17 December 2007

    Warner Bros and Archos have teamed up to produce an Archos 605 WiFi that will be available pre-loaded with Harry Potter films. The special edition 20GB Archos 605 will be pre-loaded with the first four films while the fifth, "The Order of the Phoenix",...

  • Archos planning Archos TV+
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    Archos planning Archos TV+

    By 21 November 2007

    Archos is prepping the launch of Archos TV+, a set-top Wi-Fi multimedia PVR-esque device that will move the company from capable PMP manufacturer to a living room presence. The new product is designed to be an entertainment hub, the same as Apple TV,...

  • Archos 105 MP3 player review
    Audio 2 out of 5

    Archos 105 MP3 player review

    By 20 November 2007

    The nano and the Creative Zen aren't the only small MP3 players on the block, Archos has one too, but can it impress? We get listening to find out. The small tough Archos 105 sports 2GB flash memory, a 1.8-inch screen and is like the competition is tiny....

  • Archos prepping PMP with 3G SIM card
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    Archos prepping PMP with 3G SIM card

    By 16 November 2007

    French tech sites are reporting that portable media player maker Archos is planning to introduce a new model in 2008 that will boast a 3G SIM card and related high-speed connectivity. This wireless connectivity would build on Archos' strengths with Wi-Fi...

  • Archos 605 personal music player review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Archos 605 personal music player review

    By 12 September 2007

    If I had written this review before the 5 September then it would have been completely different. The Apple iPod touch wouldn't have been announced and the Archos would have got a glowing review. So has our opinion changed overnight? Read on to find out....